‘Back on Board’ Doc Brings Post-Olympic Story of Greg Louganis and Saving Lives Today

It’s easy to imagine that once someone wins medals at any Olympic games their lives are pretty set, right? That’s a great idea, but not really true, as you’ll see when watching “Back on Board: Greg Louganis“ which airs tonight on HBO. For three years, four-time Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis was followed by filmmaker Cheryl […]

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Skating Icon Dorothy Hamill Brings Ageless Spirit to ‘DWTS’: ‘I Think I’m Still 30!’

Dorothy Hamill, who became America’s sweetheart forever after winning the Olympic gold medal in ladies’ figure skating in 1976, is facing a new challenge. She’s competing on the new season of “Dancing with the Stars,” following in the footsteps of fellow Olympic skating champs Kristi Yamaguchi, who won the show in Season 6, and Evan […]

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NBC to Launch Winter Olympics Coverage Early

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time television coverage of the Winter Olympics will start a day early next year in Sochi – with Shaun White the likely star. NBC will air events the night before the opening ceremony, the first time a U.S. broadcaster has done so. On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, viewers will see team […]

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NBC Calls London Olympics ‘Most-Watched’ TV Event in American History

NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal is calling the London Olympics “the most-watched television event in U.S. history.” Citing Nielsen Co. ratings figures, the company said Monday that more than 219 million viewers watched the Summer Games on NBC and numerous sister networks. This figure surpasses the 215 million who watched the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The […]

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NBC Gives Olympic Boost to Two New Comedies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Perry and Crystal the monkey are standing on the shoulders of Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas and other Olympic champions. NBC has vigorously promoted its fall schedule during the network’s exclusive Summer Games broadcasts. But it’s awarded a preview opportunity to just two comedies: “Go On,” starring Perry, and “Animal Practice,” […]

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